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Songs and Lute Solos from Europe around 1600
Emma Kirkby (soprano) & Jakob Lindberg (lute)
This exquisite collection of musical gems is arranged so as to represent a tour around Europe at the end of the Renaissance. …there is a feast of pleasing musical detail here from both performers,... — More…
Emma Kirkby (soprano) with Jakob Lindberg (lute), Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord), Anthony Rooley (lute), Agnès Mellon (soprano), John Abberger (oboe), Thomas Georgi (viola d’amore), Lucas Harris (lute) & Mime Yamahiro Brinkmann (cello)
London Baroque, Royal Academy of Music Baroque...
…it's often in the modest-looking pieces that she's at her most compelling. Robert Johnson's Full Fathom Five is 109 seconds of breathtaking stillness and beauty, Böddecker's Natus est Jesu... — More…
Songs and poetry from the Renaissance
James Bowman, Daniel Taylor (counter-tenors), Frances Kelly (harp), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Mark Levy (gamba), Ralph Fiennes (recitation)
Countertenor Daniel Taylor - the ensemble's artistic director - has a sweet, supple voice which complements James Bowman's darker, plangent sound. Lute, viol and harp are sensitively played... — More…